Scene clips for Dec. 23
Art Fellowship Deadline
The Utah Division of Arts & Museums will award two $10,000 visual arts fellowships to acknowledge and encourage the careers of professional artists who demonstrate exceptional talent and dedication. Applications will open Jan. 1, 2016 and are due Feb. 1. Artists will be chosen by juror JoAnne Northrup. Northrup is the Director of Contemporary Art Initiatives at the Nevada Museum of Art. For an application and full guidelines visit: visualarts.utah.gov. For more information contact Felicia Baca, visual arts manager at the Utah Division of Arts & Museums at 801-245-7272 or firstname.lastname@example.org .
Kurt Bestor at the Egyptian Theatre
Emmy Award-winning composer Kurt Bestor will continue his holiday tradition of bringing acoustic Christmas concerts to the Egyptian Theatre, 328 Main St., from Wednesday, Dec. 23, to Friday, Dec. 25. Wednesday’s performance will begin at 8 p.m. The Thursday and Friday concerts will start at 6 p.m. Local pianist and singer Teresa Eggertsen-Cooke will join Bestor on Dec. 23 and Dec. 25, and local singer and songwriter Elizabeth Hareza will perform with Bestor on Dec. 24. Tickets range from $29 to $45 and can be purchased by visiting http://www.parkcityshows.com .
Park City Library Will Close Early
The Park City Library, 1255 Park Ave., will close at 5 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 24, and will remained closed on Christmas, Friday, Dec. 25. The library will resume regular business hours on Saturday, Dec. 26. For more information, visit http://www.parkcitylibrary.org .
Summit County Libraries Will Close Early
All Summit County Library Branches Kimball Junction, Kamas and Coalville will close at 3 p.m. Dec. 24. The libraries will remained closed on Christmas, Friday, Dec. 25, and will regular resume business hours on Saturday, Dec. 26. For more information, visit http://www.thesummitcountylibrary.org.
Park City Film Series: ‘A Ballerina’s Tale’
The Park City Film Series will present Nelson George’s documentary, "A Ballerina’s Tale," not rated, at the Jim Santy Auditorium of the Park City Library, 1255 Park Ave., from Friday, Dec. 25, through Sunday, Dec. 27. Friday’s and Saturday’s screenings will begin at 8 p.m. Sunday’s screening will begin at 6 p.m. "A Ballerina’s Tale" is about African-American ballerina Misty Copeland and examines her prodigious rise and her potentially career ending injury alongside themes of race and body image in the elite ballet world. Tickets are $8 for adults and $7 for senior citizens and students. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit http://www.parkcityfilmseries.org .
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